President-elect Donald Trump blamed the Democratic National Committee’s “gross negligence” for Russian hacking into its computer systems.
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“Gross negligence by the Democratic National Committee allowed hacking to take place,” he wrote on Twitter Friday night. “The Republican National Committee had strong defense!”
Gross negligence by the Democratic National Committee allowed hacking to take place.The Republican National Committee had strong defense!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 7, 2017
Trump received a briefing earlier Friday on the Intelligence Community’s findings about Russian meddling in the election.
The report, a declassified version of which was released publicly, found that Russian hackers breached the DNC and committed other cyberattacks with the intention of helping Trump win the White House over Hillary Clinton.
Trump, who has continuously cast doubt on intelligence agencies’ findings, did not say that he agrees with the report’s conclusions in a statement after his briefing.
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